DESERT

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Cops Are Investigating a Hallucinogenic Desert Toad Heist

The local conservation area believes the thieves may have wanted to lick the stolen Sonoran Desert toads for their natural psychedelic properties.
Drew Schwartz
7.27.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Government to Burning Man Ravers: Please Poop in Bags Now

The Bureau of Land Management has suggested Burners use more "pee bottles" and "poop bags" this year.
River Donaghey
7.19.18
VICELAND

Watch Eddie Huang Ride a Camel into the Desert

The VICELAND host flies to the heart of the UAE for a taste of the region's ancient culture and a look at how new residents are diversifying the city.
VICE Staff
8.30.17
documentary

Two Words: Qatari Falconry. Two More Words: F*cking Surreal.

In ‘The Challenge,’ Italian filmmaker Yuri Ancarani shows how Western notions of power inspire Qatari falconers.
DJ Pangburn
8.11.17
music videos

This Drone Music Video Lights Up the Desert Like an Alien Encounter

For Unkle’s “The Road,” German filmmaker Norbert Schoerner turns a barren desert into a contrasting palette of light and shadow.
Kevin Holmes
4.11.17
50 states of art

Artist Laura Amphlett Hides the Desert's Magic in Collaged Boxes | #50StatesofArt

Divination, inspiration, and the magic hidden in plain sight in Arizona.
Emerson Rosenthal
4.7.17
land art

A Mirrored House By Doug Aitken Reflects California's Desert Beauty and Solitude

The piece is Aitken's contribution to Desert X, the first biennial for desert art.
Annie Armstrong
4.5.17
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This Video of a Badger Burying a Cow Corpse Is #Lifegoals

We should all hope to be as lucky as this little guy.
Harry Cheadle
4.5.17
Art

Inside the Home of the Man Who Collects Everything

Former Nevada lieutenant governor and neurosurgeon Lonnie Hammargren has spent decades and millions collecting everything from roller coasters to movie props to spacecraft.
Justin Caffier
3.22.17
VICELAND

Abdullah Saeed Smoked a Watermelon Bong in the Middle of Joshua Tree

In the season finale of our VICELAND series 'BONG APPÉTIT,' the VICELAND host brings the whole gang to the desert for a smokey outdoor cookout.
VICE Staff
2.15.17
Art

[NSFW] A New Erotic Art Book Tells the Tale of a Nude Female Desert Cult

Amy Hood's erotic art book tells the story of a violent kidnapping in the Hollywood Hills.
Nathaniel Ainley
12.23.16
mexico

Volcanic Rock Art Brings the Badlands to the Gallery

Bosco Sodi's 'Malpaís' exhibiton is an 11,000 sq. ft. spectacle.
Nathaniel Ainley
9.3.16